Tag Archives : open source


Top 10 Ways to Connect

Connecting with people is one of the most important roles of being a pastor. I was inspired by Valeria Maltoni with her list of 100 Ways to Connect. I selected my top 10 from the list at Conversation Agent. Introduce Peers Tell Stories Stay offline when you’re tired or argumentative Brag about your fans’ products […]


Speedlinking – March 23, 2009

Power Down For the Planet – Good plan. Simple Guidelines for Workplace Quality over Quantity – This is a dream list for me. A perspective that makes me stop and think at Video Venue Churches: Pay your taxes. The most powerful word is no – Amen. I love it  – Boom Done An Open Letter to […]


Open Source Liturgy Project – Day 3

This morning we are finding out more about the expectations for what is to come next. Each person here will be gathering a group to write liturgies in each of the following areas: Holy Communion Baptism Death and Resurrection Christian Marriage Here is a presentation on Understanding the Open Source Cores for the Open Source […]


Open Source Liturgy Project – Day 2

We have started Day 2 of the Open Source Liturgy Project and I am looking forward to learning more about the technical platform and what is going to be next after being here. You can check out a little bit of the technical platform at http://wikigbod.org/wiki/tiki-index.php We are spending some time this morning discussing the […]


Open Source Liturgy Project – Day 1

I am at the first session of the Open Source Liturgy Project hosted by the General Board of Discipleship of the United Methodist Church in lovely Nashville. I flew in on Southwest Airlines this afternoon and had a great experience getting out of the airport and to the shuttle on to Scarritt Bennett where I […]


Speedlinking – September 18, 2008

Questions that Guys Should Ask Guys – great tips for discipleship from Tony Steward Do you want to be able to do one hundred push ups? I might give this a try… An Open Source Manifesto from Mark Batterson. Quality thoughts on Phone Etiquette from Nikki Alexander. Jeff Clinger shares of Celebrating Life in two […]


Open Source Liturgy

I read a post this morning that really piqued my interest: Open Source Liturgy Project: Developers Needed A call from the General Board of Discipleship for developers to work on an open source project for the texts of communion, baptism, service of Christian marriage and service of death and resurrection. I think that this has […]